[PATCH v3 0/4] powerpc: Open PIC binding and "pic-no-reset"
scottwood at freescale.com
Sat Feb 12 05:41:32 EST 2011
On Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:58:13 +0000
Yoder Stuart-B08248 <B08248 at freescale.com> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Meador Inge [mailto:meadori at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2011 9:26 PM
> > To: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
> > Cc: Yoder Stuart-B08248; devicetree-discuss at lists.ozlabs.org; linuxppc-
> > dev at lists.ozlabs.org
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/4] powerpc: Open PIC binding and "pic-no-reset"
> > From the feedback I have received so far, the fundamental ideas in this
> > patch set are sane. However, the following issues still need agreement:
> > 1. What should be the name of the no reset property?
> > "pic-no-reset" or "no-reset"?
> > 2. Should we just keep the existing protected sources implementation
> > in place?
> > For (1), I prefer "no-reset".
> I also prefer plain "no-reset". The property is on a pic node so
> "pic" on the property seems redundant.
It's not redundant, it's namespacing. Before there was a generic "status"
property, someone who wanted a device-specific "status" could have made
the same argument. Usually we use a vendor prefix to avoid that problem,
but that won't work here.
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